Regular Giving Manager

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£33,309 to £37,127 per annum
29 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
05 Jan 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

School/Department Alumni Relations and Development
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered
Contract type Permanent
Salary £33,309 to £37,127 per annum
Apply by 05/01/2019

Role Description

Cranfield is an exclusively postgraduate university that is a global leader for education and transformational research in technology and management, with close links to industry and business and an active and influential network of alumni and friends around the globe.

In this role, you will be in the privileged position of helping us to build relationships with some of the most prominent and influential individuals within our community. These are fascinating business leaders and entrepreneurs, whose shops you go to, restaurants you eat in and technology you use every day. They all share a strong connection with Cranfield University and have the power to make a difference to our University through philanthropy.

We are currently looking for a Regular Giving Manager to join the Alumni Relations and Development team and be a key part of increasing philanthropic support to the University. You will strengthen relationships with regular donors and using a variety of different channels, such as direct mail, telephone, email and social media, you will be responsible for raising awareness about the importance of philanthropic giving to the University and encouraging increased support through regular monthly or one-off contributions to the Annual Fund.  You will analyse data to develop and refine our regular giving strategy and oversee the processing, recording and acknowledgement of regular gifts.  You will work closely with the Development Managers to coordinate activity around high net worth alumni and to maximize opportunities to develop the major gift pipeline through the regular giving programme.

You will be positive, enthusiastic and creative, with experience of developing strategy and delivering results against targets in a similar fundraising or sales and marketing environment.  Educated to degree level or equivalent experience, you will be able to influence people at the highest level and will have experience of creating and managing multi-channel fundraising or marketing campaigns.  You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to analyse and interpret data to inform strategy.  You will be passionate about Higher Education with a good understanding of philanthropy and charitable giving.

For an informal discussion, please contact James Pagliaro, Senior Development Manager on (T); +44 (0) 1234 75 4339 or (E);

At Cranfield, we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential. We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role.

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